Department of Religious Studies

“Scripture, Scholastic Theology and the Visionary Imagination: From Hildegard of Bingen to Thomas Aquinas”

Guest Lecture by Dr. Constant Mews

Tue, February 23, 2016 | GAR 4.100

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A depiction of one of Hildegard von Bingen's visions
A depiction of one of Hildegard von Bingen's visions

On Tuesday, February 23, Dr. Constant Mews, Director of the Centre for Religious Studies at Monash University (Australia) will be giving a talk entitled “Scripture, Scholastic Theology and the Visionary Imagination: From Hildegard of Bingen to Thomas Aquinas.” The talk will take place in Garrison Hall, 4.100 at 5pm.  

Constant Mews is a scholar of European thought in the high middle ages. Some of his recent publications include:  "Faith as Existimatio rerum non apparentium: intellect, imagination and faith in the Philosophy of Peter Abelard,”  "St Anselm and the development of philosophical theology in twelfth-century Paris,” and The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard: Perceptions of Dialogue in Twelfth-Century France.

Sponsored by: Department of Religious Studies, Department of History, Medieval Studies

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